June 22, 2007
SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerville law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A. is pleased to announce that member Steven A. Karg has been named Second Vice President of the Somerset County Bar Association for a one-year term.
A resident of Branchburg, Karg focuses his practice on commercial litigation with an emphasis on products liability defense. He has substantial experience defending manufacturers and/or distributors of a wide variety of products such as prescription medications, tobacco products, industrial equipment, marine engines, chemicals and chemical processing systems, automobile lifts, pumps, tow tractors, automobile accessories, trailers, forklifts, fasteners, soil remediation and food preparation equipment. He regularly represents clients at both the trial and appellate level.
Karg frequently speaks to various organizations about products liability issues including the American Bar Association, Meritas, Inc., New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association, New Jersey Defense Association, New Jersey Chapter of the Risk and Insurance Management Society, New Jersey Chapter of the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters Society, Northeast Pharmaceutical Attorneys and the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. In addition, he has also authored many articles on various products liability and toxic tort issues.
Karg is a member of the Somerset County Bar Association (Treasurer, 2005-2007; Trustee, 2002-2005; Co-Chairperson, Civil Practice Committee, 2002-2004), the New Jersey Defense Association (Vice President, Central Region; Chairperson, Products Liability Committee, 2004-2006) and the Defense Research Institute (Member, Products Liability and Drug & Medical Device Committees).
Karg earned his J.D., cum laude, from Seton Hall University and his B.S., magna cum laude, from Trenton State College in Mechanical Engineering Technology.